Digest: Robertson to play lacrosse at Towson

August 11, 2012|Sports Digest

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Robertson to play lacrosse at Towson

Rising junior midfielder Cole Robertson (St. Mary's) has committed orally to Towson. He played varsity this spring, finishing with 14 goals and four assists. He also played club for the Annapolis Hawks 2014 team and was in the Crab City Challenge, Baltimore Summer Kickoff (All-Star honors), Brine Shootout session 1 and 2, and Top 205. He also considered UMBC and Denver.

More men's college lacrosse: Rising senior attackman Matt McGloin of JSerra Catholic High in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., has committed orally to Mount St. Mary's. He is a four-year starter who had 66 goals and 54 assists last season and received first-team all-league honors. McGloin also played at the Sonoma Shootout, Chicago Cup and Gait Cup (All-Star honors). He also considered St. John's, Hobart and Salisbury.

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Women's college soccer: Washington College hired Paul Kohorn, Zach Volpi and Julia Zorn as women's soccer assistant coaches. Zorn (South River) played the 2008 season at Towson University.

Men's college soccer: Hood announced its 2012 recruiting class, which includes midfielder Daniel Battle (Hereford), goalkeeper Ryan Deuber (Dulaney), defender Ryan DiGirolamo (Broadneck) and midfielder Joey Fontanez (Chesapeake-Anne Arundel).

Towson: Former soccer players Todd Hicks and Tina Steck (Mercy), former All-America defensive end Andrew Hollingsworth and shortstop Lisa Pollock will be inducted into the school's Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 21 at West Village Commons. Hicks finished his career as one of the leading scorers in school history with 20 goals and 28 assists. Hollingsworth was the Tigers' first consensus All-American in 2000. Pollock batted .311 in 218 games. Steck, a goalkeeper, was a two-time all-conference selection. Hall of Famers Bucky Kimmett, Class of 1951, and Dave Yingling, '57, will receive Tiger Club Service Awards, and Kevin Dunn will be honored as the recipient of the Tiger Club Leadership Award, and third baseman Zach Fisher (Perry Hall) will get the Doc Minnegan Scholarship Award.

Men's college basketball: Bob Hughes was named Rosemont's head coach. He has been an assistant at Washington College since 2010.

Golf: Danny Balin of Rockville shot a second-round 79 at the PGA Championship at the Ocean Course in Kiawah, N.C., and finished with a two-round total of 12-over 156. "Got off to a difficult, struggling start," he said. "The wind was whipping this morning. It was very difficult, hit a couple bad shots, but played the back nine real well. I think I ended up at 1-under on the back nine, so that was nice, something to build on and something to take away with me going forward."

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